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Free Summer Concerts

Band performing on stage

Musicians from around the world are coming to New York’s parks to perform. Rock, folk, jazz, classical, world—no matter what your style is, there’s a performance for you.

Free Summer Concerts Events

Friday, August 26, 2016

Aug 26

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Aug 26

Bryant Park Presents Intersect: Breaking Boundaries

at Bryant Park Stage (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
"Intersect" gives New Yorkers the rare opportunity to experience some of the best players in jazz and classical music, all on one bill.
Free!

Aug 26

Summer Sounds: The Tee-Tones

at Brookville Boulevard and 144 Avenue (in Brookville Park) , Queens

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.
The Tee-Tones combine soulful harmony with passionate vocal performances of the classics for the great R&B groups of the 50's, 60's and 70's.
Free!

Aug 26

Summer on the Hudson: Freshen Up Friday Concert Series - The Bones of J.R. Jones

at 125th Street and Marginal Street (in West Harlem Piers) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.
Meet up in West Harlem Piers Park with friends on the last Friday of the month for great music, fresh air, and beautiful scenery.
Free!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug 27

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Free!

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Aug 28

Summer Sounds: British Dependency

at St Albans Park (in St. Albans Park) , Queens

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Hailing from the British Isle of Anguilla, British Dependency brings Root, Heart and Soul to Raggae music by fusing various genres with their three piece ensemble, drum, guitar and…
Free!

Aug 28

The Alex Nguyen Quintet

at Stuyvesant Square , Manhattan

6:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Jam out to some sweet jazz outdoors with the Alex Nguyen Quintet at Stuyvesant Park, featuring a special guest artist each week.
Free!

Monday, August 29, 2016

Aug 29

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Aug 30

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Aug 31

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Aug 31

Bryant Park Presents Accordion Band Festival

at Fountain Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Six exemplary NYC bands, each featuring an accordion, will play music from a range of cultures.
Free!

Must See
Event

Thursday, September 1, 2016

Sep 1

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Sep 1

Cello in Hudson Park

at Near the 7 train subway station (in Hudson Park) , Manhattan

5:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Dan plays with a looping station, creating a full sound with one instrument.
Free!

Friday, September 2, 2016

Sep 2

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Free!

Sunday, September 4, 2016

Sep 4

Summer on the Hudson: West Side County Fair

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
The West Side County Fair is a full day of carnival rides and games, awesome bands, sideshow performers, aerialists, local food and merchandise vendors, cotton candy, and more!
Free!

Best For
Kids

Monday, September 5, 2016

Sep 5

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Sep 6

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Wednesday, September 7, 2016

Sep 7

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Sep 8

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Friday, September 9, 2016

Sep 9

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Sep 10

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Free!

Monday, September 12, 2016

Sep 12

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Sep 13

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Sep 14

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Sep 15

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Friday, September 16, 2016

Sep 16

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Sep 16

Arts, Culture & Fun: Back to the Block

at Williamsbridge Oval Recreation Center (in Williamsbridge Oval) , Bronx

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
A Night of Music and Art Back to the Block features NYC teen artists and up-and-coming local musicians. The concert and exhibit will feature 3 local bands as well as a showcase of…
Free!

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Sep 17

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Free!

Monday, September 19, 2016

Sep 19

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sep 20

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Sep 21

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Sep 22

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Friday, September 23, 2016

Sep 23

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Saturday, September 24, 2016

Sep 24

Bargemusic Family Concert

at Bargemusic (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

4:00 p.m.5:00 p.m.
This one-hour, family-friendly performance includes a Q & A session with the musicians.
Free!

Monday, September 26, 2016

Sep 26

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Sep 27

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Sep 28

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Sep 29

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

Friday, September 30, 2016

Sep 30

Piano in Bryant Park

at Upper Terrace (in Bryant Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

12:30 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Piano in Bryant Park is produced in partnership with the Local 802 of the American Federation of Musicians, Sam Ash Music Stores, Jazz Center of New York, and Music Performance Trust…
Free!

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